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Entrepreneurs collaborate to profile Businesses on digital platforms
In a bold move inspired by a collective vision to change the African narrative, #ECAfrica100 which launched at the end of 2018 kick starts a journey to profile100 Entrepreneurs within 100 days with a formidable partnership with Africa Business Radio.   Africa Business Radio was conceived and founded by Soji Akinlabi in 2015, on a […]
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Sharing 100 Entrepreneur Stories in 100 Days a movement to profile Entrepreneur Connect Africa 100 inspired by African Visionaries
Defying the odds and breaking new ground through a new movement called #ECAfrica100 goes live today using digital media platforms as the opportunity to share African business stories South African Visionary Vanessa Perumal through collaboration in business networks is innovating, breaking new ground and filling a much needed gap to amplify and market African businesses […]
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Oliver Mtukudzi Memorial to be held at Joburg Theatre on 5th February 2019 (1952 - 2019)
South Africa joins the world, as we mourn the passing of Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi. “Tuku”, as he was popularly known, passed on this last Wednesday, January 23rd. He was 66 years old. Searching for an mbira sound on the guitar, he fused the Zimbabwean music style “Jiti”, the traditional drumming patterns of […]
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Loyiso Bala Appointed Channel Director Of TBN In Africa
15 January, 2019 - Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), the largest faith and family television network in the world, today announced that Loyiso Bala has been appointed as Channel Director of TBN in Africa.   Bala is one of the most recognisable and passionate people in the South African entertainment fraternity. With 7 South African Music […]
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The Psychology Of Leading In Turbulent Times At The Core Of The #ShePowersSA Business Movement For Change
From entrepreneurs to corporate leaders: the inaugural ‘She Powers SA’ Women’s Leadership Conference is purposely focusing on driving an ecosystem to empower and promote women participation in business across sectors and at all levels of the economy.   The Inaugural #ShePowersSA Women’s Leadership Conference to be held in Johannesburg on 15 November 2018 is determined […]
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South African quality management expert seeks to optimise efficiency, encourage patriotism and confront weak corporate governance through standardisation
Xolani Mpahlwa, CEO of Blackstone Consulting, will represent South Africa as a quality management expert at the ISO WORLD CONGRESS: ISO/TC 176 in Portugal, 19-23 November 2018.   Mpahlwa will be presenting a new work item, on Organisation Change Management (OCM) for South Africa. However, a global challenge, requires use of the ISO 37001 is […]
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Twenty-Five Thousand Rand Writing Grant Empowers Authors: Call For 2018 Applications
Twenty-Five Thousand Rand Writing Grant Empowers Authors: Call For 2018 Applications   The Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa (ANFASA)  is currently accepting applications for its next round of the AGSA grant scheme to benefit authors of scholarly and general non-fiction works. Writers who are currently working on a book are encouraged to […]
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Music Business Executive And Social Entrepreneur Gets Ready For Mrs Commonwealth SA Grand Finale
Music Business Executive And Social Entrepreneur Gets Ready For Mrs Commonwealth SA Grand Finale   Mom and  music business executive Fezeka Motsatse who left a lucrative career in corporate to become a stay at home mother and entrepreneur is making waves for the Motsatse empire and is a finalist in the 2018 Mrs Commonwealth SA […]
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City of Johannesburg to Launch Arts Alive 2018
The City of Joburg, Executive Mayor Cllr Herman Mashaba will launch the 26th edition of the Arts Alive Festival on Friday, 31 August 2018 at Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein. The theme and programme for heritage month will be outlined on the day.   Well known as an event that has consistently brought in brilliant activities […]
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Shisa nyama and ‘clazzy’ sounds make for a Kind of Cool feast of SA music
After an evening filled with dazzling performances of original South African music, two new SAMRO Overseas Scholarships winners were crowned on Saturday night – composers Andrew Hoole (Jazz) and Conrad Asman (Western Art Music).   University of Cape Town graduate Hoole and current UCT student Asman (who hails from Johannesburg) each won a R200 000 […]
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Moretele Park Tribute Concert Announces Music Business Workshop
Every year, as a lead up to the Moretele Park Tribute Concert, Drakensberg Promotions presents a music business workshop that has come to be an invaluable seminar for both novices and established practitioners wishing to learn more about the workings of the music industry.   All music industry stakeholders are invited to be part of […]
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South African social entrepreneur bags over R1.3-million Award
James Urdang, a local social entrepreneur, is flying the SA flag in global markets having been named as one of 10 recipients worldwide of the Klaus J Jacobs Award for 2018. The Award honours social innovation and change-making in the field of child and youth development.   Urdang, who is the CEO & Founder of […]
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In honour of our iqhawe Madiba - what is on the menu for the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Composers on Saturday Night (18 August)
In honour of our iqhawe Madiba - what is on the menu for the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Composers on Saturday Night (18 August)   Disclaimer: This article refers metaphorically to the concert event's program as a menu and references to dinner should not be taken literally.   The SAMRO Foundation always does its […]
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SAMRO stars shine in the Netherlands: Taking their seat at the global table
SA All Star Band at the 2018 Rabobank Amersfoort Jazz Festival – left to right: Ntando Ngcapu, Thandi Nthuli, Keenan Ahrends, Benjamin Jephta, Darren English and Sphelelo Mazibuko   The Rabobank Amersfoort Jazz Festival is regarded as one of Europe’s hottest open-air jazz events. And sizzling South African jazz has become a much-anticipated staple on […]
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Entrepreneur Access through Digital Transformation - 100 Entrepreneur stories in 100 Days
In yet another bold step to create purpose for entrepreneurs and market access, championing the underdog is at the core of a call to action to profile 100 Entrepreneurs in 100 Days.   Vanessa Perumal, MD of JT Comms on heeding the call on all South Africans and civil society to play a part in […]
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SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Composers 2018
Quartet of composers vie to see whose creations come out tops   Four rising young composers will see their works brought to life by professional musicians during a Concert Evening on Saturday, 18 August 2018, at the Linder Auditorium.   Two Jazz finalists – Riley Giandhari and Andrew Hoole – and two Western Art Music […]
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The Bright Continent Emerges As ABSA Champions .Africa (DotAfrica)
Banking giant Absa launched its new digital identity www.absa.africa today, as part of its strategy to redefine its brand by aligning itself and connecting with all things African. Absa’s rebranding campaign is to be welcomed and should act as a catalyst for all Africans determined to build a new continent powered by pride and digital […]
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PROTEC Annual General Meeting - MEC Panyaza Lesufi is Special Guest Speaker
PROTEC INVITATION You are hereby cordially invited to attend our Annual General Meeting. We are thrilled to have Gauteng MEC of Education, Panyaza Lesufi, as our special guest speaker for this event. Date: Thursday, 31st May 2018 Time: 10.30am – 2:00pm Venue: SANLAM BUILDING, Alice Lane, Sandton, Auditorium Parking: Sandton City Mall (Parking tickets will be […]
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Jessica Mbangeni Returns With New Album & Bags SAMA Nomination
Jessica Mbangeni Returns With New Album & Bags SAMA Nomination   In his most illustrious speech, "I am an African” delivered 8 May 1996 on the occasion of the passing of the new South African Constitution; President Thabo Mbeki avowed – “My mind and my knowledge of myself is formed by the victories that are […]
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Africa Month with Joburg Theatre - Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
Africa Month: Music, Literature, Talks and Workshops Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela’s Legacy 25th May to the 9th June 2018   In the wake of a successful Africa Month music event, The Liberation Concert, featuring acclaimed musicians from SA and across the world, the Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with the Joburg […]
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SAMRO optimistic as consultations on Membership Rules continue
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) is a membership-based organisation that administers the performing right in musical works on behalf of its composer and publisher members.   SAMRO plays a key role in the music ecosystem of South Africa and regularly engages with other players in this ecosystem, including its members, other copyright management […]
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